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Old Fashioned Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

 
Old Fashioned Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
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This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the most popular recipes.popular
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
 
One serving costs about $0.54

$0.54 per serving

1429 people like this recipe

1,429 likes

This recipe is ready in 5 minutes

Ready in 5 minutes

8 vegetarian,gluten-free,popular,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian frosting,icing
spoonacular Score:6%

Spoonacular Score: 6%

 

You can never have too many frosting recipes, so give Old Fashioned Vanilla Buttercream Frosting a try. Watching your figure? This gluten free and lacto ovo vegetarian recipe has 513 calories, 0g of protein, and 24g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 8. For 54 cents per serving, this recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up confectioners sugar, milk, vanilla, and a few other things to make it today. 1429 people were impressed by this recipe. It is brought to you by Pink When. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 5 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 0%. This score is very bad (but still fixable). Similar recipes include Vanilla Birthday Cake With Old-fashioned Vanilla Buttercream, Vanilla Buttercream Frosting & Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting, and Mini Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cup
0.5 cup solid vegetable shortening
solid vegetable shortening
0.5 cup
0.5 cup butter
butter
1.5 tsps
1.5 tsps vanilla
vanilla
5 cups
5 cups confectioners sugar
confectioners sugar
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps milk
milk
0.5 cup solid vegetable shortening
0.5 cup
solid vegetable shortening
0.5 cup butter
0.5 cup
butter
1.5 tsps vanilla
1.5 tsps
vanilla
5 cups confectioners sugar
5 cups
confectioners sugar
3 Tbsps milk
3 Tbsps
milk

Equipment

hand mixer
hand mixer
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
blender
blender
hand mixer
hand mixer
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
blender
blender


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Pink When

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.54
Ingredient
½ cups solid vegetable shortening
½ cups butter
1.5 teaspoons vanilla
5 cups confectioners sugar
3 Tbsps milk
Price
$0.81
$0.97
$0.55
$1.93
$0.06
$4.32

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • Don't despair if you don't have powdered sugar on hand. All you need is granulated sugar and a good blender. Pour in the granulated sugar and blend at a high speed until you have a powder.

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
512 Calories
0.3g Protein
24g Total Fat
75g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
512
26%

Fat
24g
38%

  Saturated Fat
10g
66%

Carbohydrates
75g
25%

  Sugar
73g
82%

Cholesterol
31mg
10%

Sodium
105mg
5%

Alcohol
0.32g
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.3g
1%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Vitamin K
7µg
7%

Vitamin A
363IU
7%

Vitamin D
0.29µg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.03mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.12mg
1%

Selenium
0.8µg
1%

Calcium
10mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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